This policy applies as between you, the user of this website and Gulf State Analytics (GSA), the owner and provider of this website. This policy applies to our use of any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of the website and any services or systems therein.
- Definitions and interpretation
In this policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
|means collectively the personal information, payment information and credentials used by users to access material and/or any communications system on the website;
|means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this website;
|means a small text file placed on your computer by GSA when you visit certain parts of this website. This allows us to identify recurring visitors and to analyse their browsing habits within the website.
|means collectively all information that you submit to the website. This includes, but is not limited to, account details and information submitted using any of our services or systems;
|means Gulf State Analytics
|means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that GSA makes available through the website either now or in the future;
|means any online communications infrastructure that GSA makes available through the website either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;
|means any third party that accesses the website and is not employed by GSA and acting in the course of their employment; and
|means the website that you are currently using http://gulfstateanalytics.com/
- Data collected
Without limitation, any of the following data may be collected:
2.2 date of birth;
2.4 job title;
2.6 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
2.7 demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
2.8 IP address (automatically collected);
2.9 web browser type and version (automatically collected);
2.10 operating system (automatically collected);
2.11 a list of urls starting with a referring site, your activity on this website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected); and
2.12 Cookie information (see Clause 10 below).
- Our use of data
3.1 Any personal data you submit will be retained by GSA for as long as you use the services and systems provided on the website. Data that you may submit through any communications system that we may provide may be retained for a longer period of up to six months.
3.2 Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 4, your data will not be disclosed to third parties.
3.3 All personal data is stored securely.
3.4 Any or all of the above data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our website. Specifically, data may be used by us for the following reasons:
3.4.1 internal record keeping;
3.4.2 improvement of our products/services;
3.4.3 transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;
3.4.4 contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the website.
- Third party websites and services
GSA may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment handling, delivery of purchased items, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal data provided by users of this website.
- Changes of business ownership and control
5.1 GSA may, from time to time, expand or reduce its business and this may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain divisions to other parties. Data provided by users will, where it is relevant to any division so transferred, be transferred along with that division and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this policy, be permitted to use the data for the purposes for which it was supplied by you.
5.2 In the event that any data submitted by users will be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
- Controlling access to your data
6.1 Wherever you are required to submit data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that data. This may include the following:
6.1.1 use of data for direct marketing purposes; and
6.1.2 sharing data with third parties.
- Your right to withhold information
7.1 You may access certain areas of the website without providing any data at all. However, to use all services and systems available on the website you may be required to submit account information or other data.
- Accessing your own data
8.1 You may access your account at any time to view or amend the data. You may need to modify or update your data if your circumstances change. Additional data as to your marketing preferences may also be stored and you may change this at any time.
8.2 You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal data on payment of a small fee.
9.1 Data security is of great importance to GSA and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected online.
10.2 Before the website sets cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a pop-up bar requesting your consent to set those cookies. None of the cookies set by the website jeopardise your privacy in any way and no personal data is collected. By giving your consent to the setting of our cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you through our website. If you wish to deny your consent to the placing of cookies, certain features of the website may not function fully or as intended.
10.3 You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your web browser. By default, your browser will accept cookies, however this can be altered. For further details please consult the help menu in your browser. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using the full range of services available on the website.
10.4 You may delete cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access the website more quickly.
10.5 It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your browser if you are unsure as to how to adjust your privacy settings.
- Changes to this policy